Current Issues

The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan Board of Directors may refer matters for further consideration and analysis to one of its six policy committees, which report back to the Board of Directors and general assembly with recommendations. Each policy committee includes representation from Directors, Representatives, and Associate Member organizations.

 

Under the guidance of the APAS Board and supported by staff, these policy committees tackle the issues affecting Saskatchewan agriculture and rural communities. Click below to find out more about what each committee is working on, and to read some of APAS' submissions on various issues.

Resolutions

Click here to search a database of APAS' resolutions from the last several years...

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Crops and Transportation

  • Bill C-49
  • Generic Input Product Registration 
  • Clubroot
  • Grain Handling
  • Grain Contracts

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Economics and Trade

  • Business Risk Management Review
  • Farm inputs 
  • Taxation 

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Livestock

  • Risk Management 
  • Farm and Ranch Water Infrastructure
  • Right to Farm 
  • Market competition
  • Processing sector ‚Äč

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Land and Environment

  • Federal and provincial climate change policy
  • Land access and biosecurity  
  • Water management,  conservation and  development
  • Surface Rights and Orphan Wells 
  • Ecological Goods and Services 

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Rural Life 

  • Public Trust
  • Broadband Internet 
  • Temporary Foreign      Worker program 
  • Ag Training Certification
  • Health and Education      Services 

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Young Agricultural Producers

  • Tax and succession      planning 
  • Risk Management programs for beginning   producers 
  • Access to land and      capital

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APAS Policy Manual

The APAS Policy Manual is a summary of the resolutions passed since 2010.

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Job Posting: Summer Research Assistant (June 5 application deadline)

The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) has received Canada Summer Jobs funding for a 16-week Research Assistant position. This position is open to individuals between 15 and 30 years of age.   The Researcher will assist with 3 projects Development of database of news stories, and analysis of resultsScanning and sorting archival documents and photosA database of…

Release: Rotating picket lines at Co-op cardlocks threaten to delay spring seeding

APAS is raising concerns about disrupted access to cardlocks and rural fuel supplies due to the ongoing labour dispute between Co-op and Unifor. Farmers raised the alarm after a recent picket line made it difficult to access a Co-op site in Moose Jaw this week.   “Our members have a very short window in which to seed our 2020 crop, and this year many producers are still…

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